England beat Pakistan by 74 runs in Rawalpindi Test
Despite 1768 runs being scored, the result of the Rawalpindi test was out.
New Delhi. The England team is playing a Test series in Pakistan after 17 years and started the tour with a win. England won the first Test played in Rawalpindi by 74 runs. The way the English team, captained by Ben Stokes, won on the lifeless wicket of Rawalpindi, is a lesson for every team. Stokes had declared the second innings of the Rawalpindi Test at a score of 264/7 in 35.5 overs, then everyone saw his decision from the point of view that Stokes had taken a big risk. Because the wicket on which more than 1200 runs were scored in the first two innings itself. On that it would not be impossible for Pakistan to chase 343 runs in the last innings. But, Stokes proved it wrong and the lifeless wicket on which only 17 wickets fell in the first three days. On that, England bowlers dismissed Pakistan for 268 runs and won the match as well as took a 1-0 lead in the series.
The Rawalpindi Test between Pakistan and England was special in another sense. This is the highest scoring match of the Test so far, the result of which has come out. In the Rawalpindi Test between Pakistan and England, 1768 runs were scored in 388.5 overs at a run rate of 4.54 and 37 wickets fell. But, England was successful in winning this test by 74 runs. Not only this, it is also the only match in which two 550 plus scores have been scored in the first innings and the result of the match has come out.
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The record for the most runs in a single Test is recorded in the 1939 Durban Test between England and South Africa. Including the four innings of this test, a total of 1981 runs were scored. Five centuries and one double century were scored in this test. However, this test was a draw. Earlier, 1815 runs were also scored in Kingston Test in 1930 between England and West Indies. A triple and a double century were scored in this match. However, this test was also a draw.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : December 05, 2022, 18:28 IST